Short Film: FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT: THE PETER KRUEGER CLINIC, 39min., USA, Documentary

“From Darkness To Light” is a documentary film that tells the story of the Peter Kruger Clinic (PKC) – one of the first HIV/AIDS clinics in the United States, which was established at Beth Israel Hospital in 1989. Started during the height of the epidemic in New York City, PKC boldly stood against the stigma of the disease and served as a beacon of hope and a model of care for those New Yorkers diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. This powerful film traces the clinic’s origins and its impact over the last 3 decades, as told by the patients and staff that have called it home.

Director Biography – Joe Fox
Joe Fox is director and producer at Fly on the Wall Productions. Joe has written and directed films for some of the country’s leading nonprofit organizations, covering topics such as restitution for Holocaust victims, the 2011 South Asian tsunami, children with learning disabilities, the future of scientific innovation and technology, Hurricane Sandy relief and much more. Joe has also written, produced and directed two feature-length films on pressing social issues of our time.

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By lgbttorontofilmfestival

Festival occurring twice a year. In Toronto in June. And in Los Angeles in September. Showcasing the best of LGBT Short Films and Screenplays from around the world.

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